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A Conversation with former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
In this wide-ranging conversation, the former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky will discuss his collaboration on an opera with Tod Machover of the Media Lab, his ongoing Favorite Poem Project, his ideas about poetry and democratic culture, and his recent prose book, The Life of David, an account of the biblical poet-king. Forum Director David Thorburn will moderate the forum.
Machover will join the forum at the beginning of the conversation to discuss the opera-in-progress Death and the Powers.